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Old 08-15-2019, 07:36 PM
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Hello:

I've been trying to find 10rd magazines that actually work for the "Remington Model 522 Viper." The metal ones seen on eBay work but are extra expensive. The plastic ones made by Remington never have worked.

My concern, you mentioned a limit of 10 rds. This tells me you are located in Kalifornika or one of it's socialists siblings. I boycott Kali on all gun parts. Just my way of peaceably protesting Kali's and her siblings anti-gun/anti-2nd Amendment position.

If you live and work in a red state, I'd be glad to try your wares!
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Old 08-15-2019, 07:38 PM
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Pre WWII Mauser sporter .22lr mags a good choice

They are all over Southern Africa and I can find distributors for them there. there are many WWII bring backs in the USA too.
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Springfield 84C

My sister would buy a couple, she ended up with our family 22. I have been buying 84Cs when I can when and could use a mag or two. Getting hard to find ones in good shape. I just bought another and guess what? The original five rounder is missing. There are some knockoff 10 rounders that do not always run right.
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Old 08-15-2019, 07:39 PM
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Hello, I'm not totally new here.. I'm own a small sheet metal shop that makes firearms magazines among other items.

We have made about two dozen fully original magazines... A lot of stuff for russian import AK pattern guns. My current market of odd caliber import guns is shrinking, and rather than trying to get into the cutthroat market of AR parts, I figured I'd look into rimfire stuff.. Seems like we might be a good fit for the market.

What I'm looking for is a sort of list of magazines or parts that are being looked for, and then I'll try to see what ones are good candidates for manufacturing.

I'm looking for box magazines that:
Cost more than $20
are not currently in production or the current production have issues.
Are 10rd or less in capacity. Preferable 5rd.

Preferably had a reasonably large circulation.. I don't want suggestions of rifles that only had a handful in circulation.

If you know of magazines that are hard to find, list the name of the gun, the round count and the rough current pricing.

My goal is to find about 20-40 good candidates.. It takes us about a month or so to make the tooling for a new magazine, so even a handful of suggestions will keep us busy.
Other calibers are ok, but rimfire and similar are prefered.
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The TC Thompson Contender Classic 22 is a S.A. with 5 & 10 rnd magazines that are very hard to find ... and pricey $50-$100 bucks ... They are cast, tho, but, a sheet-metal variant might be possible ... take a look.
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Old 08-15-2019, 07:40 PM
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Kimbers

The Kimber Rimfire Sporters from Oregon or New York neither of which are still factory made.
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Old 08-15-2019, 07:44 PM
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Mags

Triple dittoes for making the Winchester 52 five round mags. Here are three others.


1. Metal replacement mag for the Sako Finnfire (P94) 5 rounder.


2. Mauser 201, KDF-22, and Voere Titan all use the same mag which is very hard to find.


3. Any Kimber of America five round mag. They stopped making them and the same mag fits all of their rifles.
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I know of a place which sells old original mags but they are not cheap and he makes new reproduction one that for the woodsmans I have been told they are good. But they are $35 a piece. There is a market for them as a lot of second and third still show up at auction. The triple K are usually considered junk, very thin.
I all comes down to price, if you stay around $20 and the are quality made you can sell a ton of just about any discontinued .22 mag going
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:10 PM
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Start with the Winchester 52 and 69. Five round clips that fit both.
Wisners make these, they are great quality and readily available from Brownells even to Australia where I live.
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Hard to find .22lr magazines?? Looking for suggestions

Remington viper 522 no longer produced 22lr 10 round mags in stamped steel and plastic Current mag prices run $50.00 up to $75.00 if you can find them . Hard to find in steel . All the plastic ones I have ,had follower issues hanging up in the body requiring polishing the followers. The stamped steel are smooth as silk but are scarce and expensive.I paid $100.00 10 years ago for my viper it is fussy on ammo but has been a starter for my kids and now my grand kids but $75.00 per mag is silly too bad Remington stopped production is is a great beginner 22.
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:44 PM
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Walther PP .22 Mags

When I can find one of these, the price can be a high as $150 if new with the finger rest base.

Walther PP .22 10-rd mags....not the current P-22 mags.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:04 PM
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Remington 541 5-shot mags
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:12 PM
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I am new here as well (first post), but these are the ones I would like to see. Mostly not rimfire, but this is what I am mostly wanting. Most of my wish list are over 10 rounds (we haven't banned them yet in WA). I threw out a price point that is around what I would pay for most of them. I might be willing to pay more, but the prices I list that I would buy product are instant decisions, rather than grumpy, ruminate and possibly skip it prices.

Marlin 70 (795, etc etc)
15 & 20 round. The only one I am aware of that is over 10 rounds is the 25 round promag, which is kind of iffy and I had to modify them to reliably seat (not a problem I have had with the metal 7 and 10 round mags). It would be nice to just have more than 10 and made of metal. I would pay $40 bucks each for a nice, reliable, well fit steel magazine that was above 10 rounds.

Savage Model 16 308 (mine is a LWH short action)
A dang 10 round mag for less than $100!?!?!?!?! Sometimes you can find them for $60 or $80. $50 to $60 bucks would be reasonable. I only have the 4 round mags so far, and with the specific boyd's aftermarket stock, I imagine a 10 round would be just fine for prone, but 6 and 8 round mags might do OK, especially with hunting inserts to comply with any hunting regulations.

Hi-Point Carbine - 15 round.
I know ... 1st ... I hear the collective groan, but I am sorry, it is reliable, fun, U.S. made, lifetime warranty. 2nd - there is a 20 round made by Redball, but it is ridiculous. Anything more than 10 and not as freaking long and horrible as that one. It is a pretty large market and only one aftermarket company is playing in it (OK, 2 technically and 1 maybe coming into the game, but see notes below) and 10 round limit is the most annoying thing to the owners of this platform. It is a large market with a lot of demand and the current 20 round is, well, exactly the solution to get 20 rounds, but it just makes the gun really difficult to move around. I think if the extension was roughly half the length, it would be significantly better. Worth noting, the promags are not support by HiPoint because they aren't reliable and can void the warranty, but they are totally willing to work with companies that make a working magazine!
The absurd 20 round is here: https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/229930A

Hi-Point Carbine w/High Tower Stock - double stack magazine.

The high tower stock has a removable magazine well and the stock itself does somewhat improve looks and is a bullpup (I like 'em). High Tower Armory is supposedly working on such a magazine, so they may even be open to teaming up on it, but every owner of the bullpup conversion stock is chomping at the bit. It would have to be a double mag with a single stack neck into the rifle.
The conversion stock is here: https://www.hightowerarmory.com/Sear...s.asp?Cat=1831

Stevens/Savage Mod. 38B .410 bolt action shotgun magazine!
3 round or even more would be super great. It is impossible to find and also many old gun parts have the wrong information and sell the 58 series magazine as a replacement part, but the 58 series magazine does not work without modification. For example: https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/229930A

I ordered it and it is wrong (but I did get the part I ordered that they suggest ... but even the photo isn't the same as the 38B mag). I also own a 58B now, and the 38B mag works somewhat better in it, but not in reverse. A 5 or more round magazine for this would be awesome. I would pay easily $60 each (I already have spent that each for the few I have) and buy like 2 for each of the 38B and 58B. I believe a new magazine design could be done to accommodate both 38 and 58 series, which is my next modification project on the few mags I have for both guns. These bolt action, mag fed shotguns were sold via stevens, savage, and springfield, but I feel like I have seen them branded under other companies as well. Honestly, the original magazines kind of suck in the reliability department, so a more modern spring/carrier setup would also be welcome.

AR15 Magazine Well Conversions

While not a magazine, I think could be a huge market at the right price and reliable.
Example: https://www.ghostrifles.com/ghost-fi...-in-mag-block/

All of these mag wells are expensive, like $90 to $100 bucks and mostly 9mm. Instead of the silly AR 22lr magazines, I would prefer to have a mag well, like this, that would feed a common 22lr rifle round ... such as 10/22 magazines.

When made well, they work great. I have that 9mm mag well and love it. Makes my AR platforms even more versatile. I feel like $100 is absurd ... you can buy an AR lower for less than that. I feel like somewhere in the $50 to $70 price point would be more reasonable. If they were $50-$60, I personally would buy like 4x 9mm colt, 2x 9mm glock, 2x 22lr, 2x .45acp (yes, I have enlarged ejection ports on all my ARs), and maybe even a couple .40sw! I like the idea of my AR's being able to use my sidearm ammo if need be.

Anyway, some ideas for ya!!!
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:36 PM
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Magazines to be made

S&W Model 52 and S&W Model 41-1 (22 short) 5 shot . (41-1 may use the 41 22lr magazine body as a host) I paid $200 and $250 respectively for my last mags 2 years ago.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:40 PM
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Savage Anschutz 164/164m

A couple of other folks mentioned Savage Anschutz. The 164 and 164M seem particularly difficult to find and typically run $100 or thereabouts when they do show up. Anschultz sells one ($99) but they apparently donít work in older guns. I have a mid-1960ís 164M (22 Magnum) with a single original magazine and would love to get at least a couple more. The originals have a plastic cap on the bottom. The only aftermarket mag I found a few years ago was crap.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:54 PM
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Rimfire Magazines

5 (and 10) round magazines for the Win 56, 57, 69, 75 and 52-52C are hard to find and pricy when they are found. Also 6 an 10 round magazines for the Remington 500 series repeaters are equally so. Per your request.
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